December 30, 2020
The 2019 edition of the Jumping Mechelen, held from 26-30 December 2019 In the Belgian city was host to the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Western European League’s leg. This exciting show jumping competition was marked by the victory of Germany’s Daniel Deusser on Killer Queen VDM. Swiss rider Pius Schwizer on Cortney Cox ranked second followed by Wilm Vermeir on IQ van het Steentje on his home soil. Longines was glad to reward Daniel Deusser with an elegant timepiece to celebrate his great performance. Longines is delighted to be associated as the Title Partner, Official Timekeeper and Watch of the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ series (Western European League, North American League and China League), at which riders compete for the qualifying points for the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Final in Las Vegas in April 2020.
December 22, 2019
On Saturday 21 December 2019, Swiss rider Martin Fuchs and his mount The Sinner, jumped to victory in the Longines FEI Jumping World CupTM during Olympia, the London International Horse Show. Austria’s Max Kühner on Elektric Blue P took second place followed by Belgian rider Niels Bruynseels on Delux van T & L. The winner of this exciting competition received an elegant Longines watch by the Swiss watchmaking brand, which is the Title Partner, Official Timekeeper and Watch of the Longines FEI Jumping World CupTM Western European League.
December 19, 2019
Swiss watchmaking brand Longines was proud to be the Title Partner, Official Timekeeper and Watch of the Longines Masters of Paris, which ended today with the great achievement of Simon Delestre and Hermes Ryan, winners of the 2019 Longines Grand Prix of Paris on home soil. The podium was completed by compatriots Kevin Staut on For Joy van’t Zorgvliet HDC, who earned second place and Roger-Yves Bost on Sangria du Coty, who secured third place. This glamorous equestrian gathering was also the opportunity for Longines to welcome its Ambassador of Elegance Jung Woo-Sung, who together with Charles Villoz, Longines Vice President Sales, granted Simon Delestre an elegant timepiece. On Friday night, Longines had the pleasure to participate as its Founding Partner in the 5th edition of the Riders Masters Cup. This unique show jumping competition opposed the two world equestrian powers, Europe and the American continent. In front of an ecstatic crowd and at the end of 10 spectacular duels, Team Europe composed of Martin Fuchs, Kevin Staut, Jos Verlooy, Darragh Kenny and Henrik von Eckermann took the win for the fifth time. On Saturday December 7, Longines timed the muchawaited Longines Speed Challenge, known as the world’s fastest trial and claimed by Italian rider Emanuele Gaudiano on Carlotta 232. Eric Lamaze (CAN) and his mount Fine Lady 5 finished second ahead of Steve Guerdat (SWI) on Ulysse des Forêts. The winner of this competition was also presented with an elegant watch in celebration of his remarkable performance. During the 2019 edition of the Longines Masters of Paris, the Swiss watchmaking brand was proud to present a model of its emblematic line, The Longines Master Collection, as the Official Watch of the event. This timepiece, featuring a moon phase indicator, perfectly embodies the values of excellence and elegance that have contributed to building the brand’s reputation across the world.